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Caught in Storm at Ellington Agricultural Center

April 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment · bird identification, ellington agricultural center, flowers, storm

The following occurred on Tuesday, April 27, 2010… I checked the radar for the Ellington Agricultural Center area around 1pm and noticed a significant break in the clouds, so I decided to squeeze in a hike — despite noticing some possible storms on the back end of the rain-free zone. In planning my hikes, I’ve […]

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Great Bird Sightings at Ellington Agricultural Center

April 25th, 2010 · No Comments · bird identification, blue heron, ducks, ellington agricultural center

NOTE: The following bird / waterfowl sightings took place on Friday, April 23, 2010… I hiked the Roger’s Walk trail (and then some) today, as has become a very enjoyable new habit of mine. Just when I think I’ve seen all there is to see on this short Nashville hike, nature presents fresh surprises. I […]

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Wild Rooster at Ellington Agricultural Center

April 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments · bird identification, ellington agricultural center, rooster

NOTE: The ‘wild’ rooster was sighted on April 12, 2010… One might assume that, after hiking the relatively short but sweet 1.6-mile Roger’s Walk trail a few times (at Nashville’s Ellington Agricultural Center), one has seen about all there is to see in terms of wildlife. Not so; I continue to be consistently surprised with […]

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Northern Water Snake at Ellington Agricultural Center

April 22nd, 2010 · 5 Comments · ellington agricultural center, Reptiles, snakes

Today I finally photographed my first snake of the year (‘bout time!): a juvenile Northern Water Snake swimming in Seven Mile Creek at Ellington Agricultural Center. I have been surveying this area of Seven Mile Creek every time I hike at Ellington, thinking that, with all the flat rock shelves in the sun, I was […]

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Hiking at Ellington Agricultural Center in Nashville

April 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment · ellington agricultural center

As I mentioned in another post, I have only recently begun taking advantage of a nice little hike within walking distance of where I am now living: Roger’s Walk at Ellington Agricultural Center, in the Crieve Hall area of south Nashville, Tennessee. These hiking trails are a jewel of a find for me, given the […]

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Beaver Dam at Ellington Agricultural Center

April 7th, 2010 · 3 Comments · beaver dams, ellington agricultural center, wildlife

These events occurred on Saturday, March 27, 2010… I was completely shocked and amazed by my discovery this morning during a walk at Ellington Agricultural Center in south Nashville, Tennessee. I had absolutely no idea any beavers made their home so close to a Nashville residential area, and in a relatively small creek at that. […]

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Butterfly: Creek at Ellington Agricultural Center

April 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment · butterfly, ellington agricultural center

Wednesday, April 07, 2010 Today I went for a short hike from where I live in Nashville, Tennessee to Ellington Agricultural Center, where I am thrilled to have recently discovered a 1.6-mile hiking trail, complete with creeks, fields, hills, and woods. Ellington Agricultural Center is very close to another great Nashville, Tennessee hiking spot: Radnor […]

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